Money Plant Seeds

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Money plant's flowers are striking in the spring garden, but the name alludes to the round, flat seedpods that resemble coins. Biennial.

Zones 5 - 10
Dried Flowers
Dried Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 24-40 inches tall
Bloom Time Spring

Plant Information

Money plant's flowers are striking in the spring garden, but the name alludes to the round, flat seedpods that resemble coins. It's botanical name, Lunaria (as in "lunar") comes from their resemblance to the moon.

Money plant is a biennial, meaning it grows leaves the first year and flowers the second. After flowering, it dies. However, it readily reseeds itself to create a permanent stand. (If you don't want lots of seedlings, just cut off the seedpods.) It prefers part shade and moist soil.

Associated SKUs
LUNQP (1/4 Pound)
LUNLB (1 Pound)
Common Name Money Plant
Botanical Name Lunaria biennis
Seed Life Cycle Biennials
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Pink
Mature Height 24-40 inches tall
Bloom Time Spring
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 23,000
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Soil Type Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Advantages Dried Flowers
Is It Storable? Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Non-GMO Yes
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada Yes


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American MeadowsMoney Plant Seeds

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Too early to evaluate


from Richmond, VA

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Comments about American Meadows Money Plant Seeds:

Too early to evaluate. These plants are biannuals and won't bloom till next year. Check back then!

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Money plant seeds - Superb


from Murrysville, PA


  • Good Quality Seeds
  • Very High Germination


    Best Uses

    • Have In A Garden Row

    Comments about American Meadows Money Plant Seeds:

    Bought for my wife as she wanted a row of these along a wall. great seed quality and a whole lot more came up than I expected. takes 2 years for flowers but so far the plants are great

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    • Yes

    Fabulous on a bank


    from Harrisburg, PA


    • Easy to grow great color


    • none

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      Comments about American Meadows Money Plant Seeds:

      I spread these on an empty bank Fall 2011 and they came up to about 6 inches. I mulched them over for the winter and this spring I was the envy of the whole neighborhood- they grew over 2 feet high. Not only did I have seeds for next year but I had the stems with empty seed pods for dried arrangements. VERY HAPPY :)




      from Michigan

      Comments about American Meadows Money Plant Seeds:

      A friend of mine gave me several small plants 2 years ago and what a beautiful addition to my garden! They are in full bloom now and just a delight. For me, I don't care where they pop up at but people are more particular. But I figure if that is where God wants them to grow, who am I to doubt it. I love these flowers!


      Spectacular- Now all the neighbors want


      from Harrisburg PA


      • Beautiful Purple
      • Even got some whites


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        • Embankments

        Comments about American Meadows Money Plant Seeds:

        spread these last fall 2011 on a bare embankment between properties and have bloomed wonderfully- all the neighbors want seeds now so I purchased another 1/4 pound. Absolutely love these. Very easy to grow- spread it and forget it !

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        USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

        To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

        • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
        • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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